If you decide to shop while visiting Canmore – and no vacation or short holiday is complete without at least some shopping, right? – you’ll find quite a few choices ranging from art native to the area, to goodies to help keep you warm in this cold climate, to flowers and souvenirs.

Be aware that many shops in Canmore are closed on Sundays. Be sure to call ahead if you want to double-check a store’s hours before visiting.

If you are planning to enjoy the great outdoors in Canmore – and it would be hard not to – there are a number of stores that will help you outfit yourself for the climate and activity. Head into a local bagel store for some sustenance and then into one of the many gift stores for a little something to take home.

There are several stores in Canmore that feature handmade jewelry, carved wood items and Indian artifacts. In addition, you can find stores selling functional and great-looking hats and other items made from Polar Tec fleece, to help keep you warm on those cold Canadian days and even colder nights.